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Seahorse Heads Are Perfectly Shaped For Catching Prey
2013-11-26 12:58:31

Seahorses are slow, docile creatures, but their heads are perfectly shaped to sneak up and quickly snatch prey

Copernicus Spacecraft Trajectory Design And Optimization System
2013-11-15 12:40:54

Copernicus, a generalized spacecraft trajectory design and optimization system, is capable of solving a wide range of trajectory problems such as planet or moon centered trajectories, libration point trajectories, planet-moon transfers and tours, and all types of interplanetary and asteroid/comet missions.

Researchers Grow Large Graphene Crystals That Have Exceptional Electrical Properties
2013-11-14 14:36:18

When it comes to the growth of graphene — an ultrathin, ultrastrong, all-carbon material — it is survival of the fittest, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

2013-11-13 13:23:44

Giving trastuzumab and anthracyclines at the same time is effective at treating HER-2-positive breast cancer, but there is concern that this combination can be associated with an increased risk of cardiac toxicity.

2013-11-01 23:03:29

Dan Cheetham of Fyoog and Michelle Tarsney installed Social Helium on The University of Texas’ campus to show how fabric can be used to make beautiful social spaces. Austin,

2013-10-20 23:02:31

Colleen's Dream Foundation supports ovarian cancer research led by Niki M.

Novel 3-D Printing Technology Used To Build Homes For Bacteria At Microscopic Level
2013-10-07 16:33:46

By caging bacteria in microscopic houses, scientists at The University of Texas at Austin are studying how communities of bacteria, such as those found in the human gut and lungs, interact and develop infections.

2013-10-07 09:37:09

Children of melanoma survivors were more likely to wear hats and re-apply sunscreen after receiving a multi-media informational program designed specifically for them.


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2010-11-18 18:05:49

Michael Baker is an engineer and a retired United States Navy captain and NASA astronaut. He was born Michael Allen Baker on October 27, 1953 in Memphis, Tennessee, though he considers Lemoore, California to be his hometown. As a child he was active in the Boy Scouts of America. He graduated from Lemoore Union High School in 1971 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas in 1975. After his graduation, Baker completed flight training and...

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Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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